March 25, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
724-738-2777
Statesmen are unanimous No. 1
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DELTA STATE TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2013 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Delta State, Miss. [13] 22-4-1 325 t1
2. Lander, S.C. 24-5 302 t1
3. Central Missouri 17-3 293 3
4. Tampa, Fla. 24-4 270 t7
5. Chico State, Calif. 19-5 264 6
6. USC-Aiken 22-5 237 t7
7. St. Mary's, Texas 19-9 216 5
t8. Shippensburg, Pa. 16-5 208 9
t8. St. Cloud State, Minn. 15-2 208 10
10. West Florida 23-6 207 4
11. Southern New Hampshire 16-4 202 14
12. Mount Olive, N.C. 26-4 195 13
13. Colorado Mesa 19-5 183 19
14. Ashland, Ohio 14-4 150 21
15. Catawba, N.C. 25-8 118 t17
16. Texas A&M-Kingsville 20-8 112 11
17. Grand Canyon, Ariz. 20-5 110 -
18. Seton Hill, Pa. 17-5 106 15
19. Alabama-Huntsville 21-6-1 99 23
20. Missouri Western 19-4 88 20
21. Cal State Monterey Bay 20-10 55 t17
22. Lewis, Ill. 10-3 54 -
23. Wilmington, Del. 17-9 52 25
24. Florida Tech 20-9 40 16
25. Southern Arkansas 21-10 27 -
Also receiving votes: California, Pa. (16-4) 26; Minnesota State (13-4) 22; UNC Pembroke (21-7) 22; Cal State East Bay (22-8) 13; St. Edward's, Texas (18-9) 11; Quincy, Ill. (10-5) 9; Slippery Rock, Pa. (14-5) 6; Arkansas Tech (24-10) 6; Southern Connecticut State (12-5) 3; Lynn, Fla. (20-5) 3; Kutztown, Pa. (13-4) 1; Hawaii Pacific (17-9) 1; Angelo State, Texas (18-10) 1.
Dropped out: Southern Indiana (12); UNC Pembroke (22); Cal State L.A. (24).
Regional Polls

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Trophy, Regional Players of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors the Pro-Line Athletic Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2013 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
Feb. 18 (Delta State)
Feb. 25 (Delta State)
March 4 (Delta State)
March 11 (Mt. Olive)
March 18 (Delta State, Lander)
March 25 (Delta State)
April 1 (Delta State)
April 8 (Delta State)
April 15 (Delta State)
April 22 (Delta State)
April 29 (Delta State)
May 6 (USC Aiken)